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Beachfit goes online

For 2020 our Beachfit classes have had to take on a new life. Coach Aoife has been teaching a Beachfit style class since April students. So popular have they been, we are going to keep them going.  They are suitable for all levels of runner, even if you are just starting out (or indeed prefer to walk!) Beachfit Reviews  “I…

Best running articles for Corona virus times

For spring/summer 2020 we can on longer relay on races, parkruns or running clubs/meetups  to keep us motivated and moving. While the world is changing, we also need to change our perspective, our running goals and indeed our expectations on ourselves to adapt to our new ‘normal’. Running has always been a way to let off steam, to clear our head…

How to adapt your running in difficult times

How quick our normal changes…. Just over two weeks ago I shared my last group run with a bunch of like-minded runners. We enjoyed the miles and the chat and planned our next run. But that meet-up never happened. Within a week all club training was cancelled, parkrun was suspended and all spring races were postponed due to the Covid-19…

How to run safely in coronavirus times

Runners and Social Distancing – how we can play our part :  Another few weeks into lockdown and we are all getting very familiar with our local paths and parks. Hopefully, you have discovered some delightful neighbourhood secrets and enjoyed your running adventures even if they are not quite what you had originally planned for these spring months. Welcome to…

All our plans for April 2020

You might feel frustrated with your lack of running freedom right now. Indeed our races, running buddies, club facilities and usual routes are out of reach. It can feel tough combined with all the other changes in our lives this month. Earlier this week I wrote in The Irish Times about how to adapt our training in this difficult time. It’s worth…